News & Events

SECOND COLLECTION, DAY FOR LIFE, THIS WEEKEND

There will be a Second Collection at all Masses THIS weekend, 16 ­ 17 June for Day for Life.  Each year, the Church sets aside a day to help us to reflect upon the value of human life.  This year the theme of the day is about the tragedy of human trafficking.  Please take a leaflet from the back of church and give as generously as you are able.

BAPTISM OF JACK DUVIVIE: will take place on Sunday 17 June.

St MARY’S CHURCH FETE: SATURDAY, 23 JUNE, 12PM UNTIL 4PM:fete.jpeg

Our annual fete is fast approaching & we are asking for all our parishioners to help support this enjoyable & fun event to make it a success. We are looking for volunteers & there is a list at the back of the church for those of you who wish to sign up and help.

We have a range of stalls and would be grateful for any of the following donations

  • Bottles – for the Bottle stall
  • Good quality clothing
  • Good quality bric-a-brac, i.e. china, toys, games, glassware, pictures, records, DVD’s
  • Old jewellery & hand bags
  • Homemade cakes for the Cake stall
  • Cakes & scones for afternoon tea
  • Empty jars & contents for the tombola

Donations can left at the back of the church in the old baptistery or in the Hall in the back bar area. Let’s make this year’s Fete a great day, your support is really appreciated.

If you need any more information please call David or Alison Borrett on 01234765953 or 07704373345 or email alisonborrett@talktalk.net

CHRISTIAN NEWS: If you haven’t done so already, please collect your copy of this month’s Christian News from the church porch.

OPEN HOUSE – There is no open hose this week.  Fr Francis

NEW EMHC ROSTER: Please could all E.M.H.C.s collect the new roster from the table

at the back of the church.. MARK’S Gospel Mark.pngGOSPEL: Talks over six weeks will cover such details as why, when and how the Gospel was written, as well as analysing the origins of translated words. Find out about the places, events, customs and countryside Jesus travelled when teaching and revealing God’s plan for us all.  If you are interested in topics such as how theologians explain why Jesus cursed the fig tree, then please come along to St Mary’s Church Hall, Woburn Sands starting on Thurs 31st May at 7.00pm weekly through to Thurs 5th July. You can also meet members of other local churches.  

FOOD BANK:  Please leave donations in the Baptistery at the back of Church.  Current shortages include: Long Life Juice, Long Life Semi Skimmed Milk, Tinned Fish (Tuna), Pasta Sauce, Tinned Meat and Tinned Soup (especially Tomato). Thank you for your generosity

Used Stamps:  Please save your used stamps and place in box on table at back of Church.  These help raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Online Form for Church Giving: For more information about secure giving click here. To download a form click here  (Northampton Diocese website).

Please email copy for Newsletter to stmarys.newsletter@btinternet.com